Do modern day crocodiles have ancient vegetarian cousins? New research reveals that the apex predators actually have ancestors who preferred to have vegetables in their diets.
Animals July 2, 2019
Burger King partnered with Impossible foods to sell a plant-based burger that looks and tastes the same as a regular Whopper. Public interest in meat alternative food products is reported to be steadily growing every year.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2019
New research presented at the Nutrition 2018 meeting revealed more reasons to become vegetarian, including lower mortality risk, reduced chances of developing heart diseases, and a lower body mass index. The quality of the plant-based food, however, is also important.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 12, 2018
KFC announced its plans of offering vegetarian chicken recipe as a healthy alternative to its original chicken recipe. The company said the new recipe will be tested on customers this year and if successful, it will be introduced by 2019.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 7, 2018
A plant-based diet could help prevent a third of premature deaths based on a new study. The paper was presented during the Fourth International Vatican Conference, where other experts stressed the importance of consuming more vegetable and fruits.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2018
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been accused of 'body shaming' people in a new tweet that has since been deleted. The tweet showed people who consume fatty foods are more likely to be considered 'unhealthy.'
Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2018
Scientists have found new information on Neanderthals' diet and behavior by studying fossilized dental plaque. Evidence suggests that some Neanderthals lived on a more vegetarian diet.
March 10, 2017
Parents in Italy who raise their children on a vegan diet may face the possibility of jail time. What prompted lawmakers to file the proposed law?
Healthy Living/Wellness August 12, 2016
A new study found that a plant-based diet significantly slashed the risk for type 2 diabetes. This makes the case for increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds and other plant-based food sources.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 17, 2016
The growing population has taken a toll on much of the world's forests. In order to meet the demands for food, forests are turned into farmlands but a new study has found that if everyone would go vegan, trees won't need to be cut anymore.
Earth/Environment April 21, 2016
Long-term vegetarianism can lead to a gene mutation that can make someone more prone to inflammation and therefore maintain a higher risk of heart disease, colorectal cancer and other inflammatory conditions.
Life March 31, 2016
Contrary to popular belief, spiders like to snack on leaves and saps too. An international team of zoologists documented plant-eating spiders around the world except in Antarctica where no vegetarian activity was observed.
Life March 15, 2016
A DNA analysis of vegetarian hot dogs revealed 10 percent of their ingredients contain meat. Researchers say the findings are troubling especially for vegetarians who abstain from meat for various reasons.
Life October 29, 2015
One in three vegetarians eats meat when under the influence of alcohol, a new research in the United Kingdom revealed. Kebab meat is one of the most common food choices.
Life October 9, 2015
Who doesn't love taking a break from shopping at IKEA by eating a heaping helping of the furniture giant's meatballs. Well, now they're about to taste a little different.
Internet Culture April 8, 2015
Compared to nonvegetarians, people on any form of vegetarian diet face lower cancer risk, study finds. Benefit is seen in vegans, lacto-ovo vegetarians and pescovegetarians, researchers say.
Life March 9, 2015
Consumption of diets high in plant-based foods can significantly lower the risk of heart disease and strokes, a new study reveals.
Life March 5, 2015
If you've ever heard your parents say that your vegetarianism is just a phase, they may be right. A new study found that most vegetarians won't stay that way for long.
Internet Culture December 6, 2014
Biochemist and entrepreneur Patrick Brown invented a meatless plant-based burger that looks and even tastes like traditional burgers.
Internet Culture October 9, 2014
There's no reason why vegetarians and vegans need to sit on the sidelines for National Cheeseburger Day. Several restaurants around the country offer meat-free alternatives.
Feature September 18, 2014
New study finds vegetarians more likely to have poorer diet and poorer quality of life.
Life April 10, 2014
A new study suggests that a vegetarian diet may help lower your blood pressure.
Life February 26, 2014